Too often we get swept away into the future, or dragged back into the past. We miss out being present. It is in the present that we find balance, that we find our center. In the present we feel well. It is where we cultivate love and compassion, bolstered by the wisdom that knows appearances are false. Knowing appearances are false, we release grasping at our ego. Step by step this brings freedom. It is a state of profound joy, utter relaxation and clarity.
8 Verses of Mind Training
Congratulations to all of you who have the courage and tenacity to read all the last 8 posts explaining the ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Geshe Langri Thangpa. It is not easy, especially the […]
Like an illusion
Experience of our days is up and down. This is on the outside and superficial. As we practice more, an inner experience begins to permeate our whole experience, our whole being. At first it waxes […]
8 Verses of Training the Mind
Please remember the ‘8 Verses of Training the Mind (in compassion)’ is meant to be lifelong study and practice. The last verse is particularly tough all about the Buddhist wisdom of reality not being what […]